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Pageant Beach proposal gets initial nod from CPA

Pageant Beach proposal gets initial nod from CPA

| 17/10/2017 | 3 Comments

(CNS Business): A  proposal to build a ten-storey hotel on the Pageant Beach site in George Town has been given initial approval by the Central Planning Authority after the project was granted outline planning permission last month. Despite a number of objections from residents, largely at the [...]

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GT hotel proposal faces local opposition

GT hotel proposal faces local opposition

| 19/09/2017 | 31 Comments

(CNS Business): The proposed new hotel development at the Pageant Beach site in George Town will be going before the Central Planning Authority on Wednesday, but not everyone will be hoping the board gives the proposed project the nod. Despite enthusiastic support from government for the new hot [...]

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GT hotel projects begin planning process

GT hotel projects begin planning process

| 23/07/2017 | 5 Comments

(CNS Business): Two new hotel development projects on the coastline along North Church Street in George Town have begun the planning process after one project was listed to be heard at this week’s Central Planning Authority meeting and developers for a second recently announced that they h [...]

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Lawyers sue Ironwood developers for $95k debt

Lawyers sue Ironwood developers for $95k debt

| 14/03/2017 | 23 Comments

(CNS Business): The company that is planning a huge multi-million-dollar resort based around an Arnold Palmer golf course is being sued by a local law firm for an outstanding debt of around CI$95,000. Despite promoting plans for the proposed significant $300+ million development in Frank Sound, [...]

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Premier reveals details of 3D land parcels

Premier reveals details of 3D land parcels

| 06/03/2017 | 12 Comments

(CNS Business): Premier Alden McLaughlin told an audience of realtors, surveyors and property developers that his government plans to steer through legislative amendments during the current session of the Legislative Assembly to facilitate the registration of volumetric, or three-dimensional, lan [...]

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Airport inconvenience ‘worth it in the long run’

Airport inconvenience ‘worth it in the long run’

| 24/02/2017 | 7 Comments

(CNS Business): The inconvenience people are currently facing at the Owen Roberts International Airport will “definitely be worth it in the long run when we will have a world-class terminal”, according to Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) CEO Albert Anderson. Having reached the quarte [...]

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Construction industry trade show set

Construction industry trade show set

| 10/02/2017 | 4 Comments

(CNS Business): A two-day event catering to all things related to the building industry is being held next month at the Arts and Recreation Centre in Camana Bay. The Hurley’s Media Builders Expo, slated for 3-4 March, is designed to connect local architects, contractors, plumbers, electricians [...]

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Ironwood claims golf course to start in New Year

Ironwood claims golf course to start in New Year

| 14/12/2016 | 2 Comments

(CNS Business): On her first visit to Cayman, Amy Saunders, daughter of the late Arnold Palmer, said she is committed to keeping alive the idea of the championship golf course in her father’s name at Frank Sound following his death earlier this year. Developers for the course, which is meant t [...]

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Plans to cut dredging go to cruise lines

Plans to cut dredging go to cruise lines

| 15/11/2016 | 8 Comments

(CNS): The tourism ministry councillor, Joey Hew, has claimed that the cruise port’s new design reduces the dredging footprint, as government prepares to begin the tender process for the controversial project, which it maintains will be underway before the election. With the tourism ministry’ [...]

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Plug pulled on local electrical contractors

Plug pulled on local electrical contractors

| 24/10/2016 | 6 Comments

(CNS Business): As many as 60 people could have lost their jobs after a leading electrical firm went bust. MEPCO, which was created in 2008 and owned by local businessmen Jimmy Laurenson and Michael Brown, is now in the hands of liquidators. Despite having a significant presence on the island and [...]

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Frustrations mount over GT waterfront project

Frustrations mount over GT waterfront project

| 19/10/2016 | 23 Comments

(CNS Business): Following confirmation last week that the Central Planning Authority had conceded that planning permission had been granted in error for a waterfront development in George Town, the neighbouring landowner who had appealed the CPA’s decision to grant permission has raised his co [...]

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Work steps up on airport expansion

Work steps up on airport expansion

| 23/09/2016 | 2 Comments

(CNS Business): Officials at Owen Roberts International Airport’s (ORIA) are warning passengers that work is stepping up at the facility on the renovation and expansion project. This means that travellers will see construction at both ends of the existing terminal over the next few weeks that w [...]

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Developers select golf course contractors

Developers select golf course contractors

| 06/09/2016 | 9 Comments

(CNS Business): A Florida-based general contractor has been named as the developers of the much-anticipated Ironwood golf community to work on the proposed golf course and infrastructure works, officials said Monday. Described as a $1.1 billion development around an Arnold Palmer golf course, th [...]

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Concerns ignored, golf course gets green light

Concerns ignored, golf course gets green light

| 24/06/2016 | 29 Comments

(CNS Business): The Central Planning Authority has given the green light to the proposed development of a golf course in the Frank Sound area despite a catalogue of environmental concerns. The proposal to build an Arnold Palmer golf course was submitted to the CPA in complete isolation and not a [...]

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Dart buys Hyatt, Beach Suites to close

Dart buys Hyatt, Beach Suites to close

| 16/03/2016 | 44 Comments

(CNS Business): Dart Realty (Cayman) has acquired another major piece of property in Grand Cayman’s popular tourist area and where the current hotel operation is set to close down in six months. The island’s largest landholder has bought Beach Suites and the former Hyatt Resort, as [...]

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